Daily Archives: January 8, 2018

Sir January De Broke stalks the Land – by Francis Quamina Farrier

Sir January De Broke stalks the Land – by Francis Quamina Farrier

Francis Quamina Farrier

Somewhat of a post-Christmas menace, there is someone who comes along at the start of every year, to try and make life miserable for the Working Class People of Guyana. He is a wealthy businessman known as Sir January De Broke.

And who is this wealthy menace? Just continue to read this, my first Pepperpot Feature for 2018, and you’ll find out, if you don’t already know this individual who has for decades, tries to take away “The Good Life” from us during the first month every year.     Continue reading

Fire and Fury? Maybe Donald Trump is only just getting started – The Guardian

Fire and Fury? Maybe Donald Trump is only just getting started 

 By Matthew d’Ancona  – The Guardian – Sun 7 Jan 2018 

Were I running a modestly sized whelk stall, let alone the White House, the very last person I would allow behind the scenes to observe and report on its secrets would be Michael Wolff.

Please understand: the author of Fire and Fury, the book that has rocked Donald Trump’s presidency, is a brilliant journalist. Having commissioned and edited his work in the past, I can vouch for his terrier-like pursuit of the truth and his diffident charm when handling his subjects.

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DEMERARA GOLD – Hello 2018 – Upcoming Shows- NJ- February 16-17, 2018

HELLO, 2018!

Our wish is that we ALL leap with faith and intention and take this NEW YEAR by storm… Are you ready?

The New Year begins with Ingrid performing an excerpt from DEMERARA GOLD in Bridgetown,

Barbados on Tuesday, January 9 and two performances in Jersey City, NJ on February 16 and 17.

Read on for more details and don’t forget to click “FORWARD” to share this newsletter with family and friends in Barbados and New Jersey.

 

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Racism, Sexism and Omission in Sexual Harassment – By Yvonne Sam

Racism, Sexism and Omission in Sexual Harassment

By Yvonne Sam

Did Anita Hill’s testimony really pave the way for a watershed moment on sexual harassment?

Was America’s consciousness level regarding sexual harassment raised? other African Female African American trailblazers on the harassment path before 1991?

 There were other Female African American trailblazers on the harassment path before 1991?

If as everyone is now saying the testimony of Anita Hill in 1991, before an all- male Senate  Judiciary Committee pulled back the curtains on sexual harassment, pray tell how did the issue ever reach its current state?     Continue reading